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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185805
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF
Owner/operator:255 Squadron Royal Air Force (255 Sqn RAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Maison Blanche -   Algeria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Maison Blanche, Algiers
Destination airport:Maison Blanche
The 24th November saw a friendly fire incident in which a Beaufighter piloted by P/O O’Sullivan was hit by gunfire from HMS, resulting in a perspex splinter temporarily blinding the pilot in one eye.
P/O O’Sullivan magaged to crash-land in a thunderstorm
P/O (127.032) Kevin Thomas Anthony O’SULLIVAN (pilot) RAFVR - Ok
P/O (128.683) Robert Ashley GRIFFITH (obs) RAFVR - injured

RAF 255 Sqn ORB

Revision history:

25-Mar-2016 09:07 Nepa Added
25-Mar-2016 11:00 Next Updated [Registration, Source]

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